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Mark E. Schreiber focuses his practice on cybersecurity, data breach response and global privacy coordination. He advises entities facing cross-border data protection, Privacy Shield and related issues, strategic decisions, and investigations. Mark has led numerous multi-national and cross-border matters, including those involving data breaches, and has advised senior management, boards, and special board committees on a variety of investigations, including data breach prevention and response. Mark is a leader of the Firm’s Global Privacy and Cybersecurity practice. Read Mark Schreiber's full bio.

Washington State Takes the Lead in CCPA Copycat Legislation Race, Trends Emerge


By , and on Mar 6, 2020
Posted In Consumer Protection, Data Privacy

Since the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) took effect on January 1, 2020, “copycat” legislation has been introduced at a dizzying pace by state legislatures across the country. Taking their cues from CCPA, at last count 16 states have borrowed language from California’s watershed law regarding consumer notices, data subject rights requests, and definitions of...

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GDPR 6 Months After Implementation: Where are We Now?


By and on Nov 5, 2018
Posted In Cybersecurity, Data Privacy, General Interest

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was the biggest story of 2018 in the field of global privacy and data protection. The GDPR became enforceable in European Union Member States on May 25, 2018, significantly expanding the territorial reach of EU data protection law and introducing numerous changes that affected the way organizations globally process...

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The General Data Protection Regulation: Key Requirements and Compliance Steps for 2018


By , , , , , , , , and on Feb 6, 2018
Posted In Big Data, Consumer Protection, Cybersecurity, Data Privacy

Enforceable in all EU member states on 25 May 2018, the General Data Privacy Regulation will require action by organisations both inside and outside the European Union to ensure compliance with this far-reaching privacy legal framework. Compliance is even more urgent given that the GDPR provides for large penalties in cases of infringement. As some...

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To Scan or Not to Scan: Surge in Lawsuits under Illinois Biometrics Law


By , , , and on Nov 8, 2017
Posted In Big Data, Consumer Protection, Cybersecurity, Data breach, Data Privacy, Workplace Privacy

Although the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act has been on the books for almost 10 years, a recent surge in lawsuits has likely been brought on by developments in biometric scanning technology and its increased use in the workplace. At least 32 class action lawsuits have been filed in recent months by Illinois residents in...

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Irish Court Casts Serious Doubt on EU Model Clauses


By , , , , and on Oct 17, 2017
Posted In Cybersecurity, Data Privacy, Data Transfers/Safe Harbor/Privacy Shield

The validity of Model Clauses for EU personal data transfer to the United States is now in real doubt as a result of a new Irish High Court judgment stating that there are “well founded grounds” to find the Model Clauses invalid. The issue of Model Clauses as a legitimate data transfer mechanism will now...

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New York’s Cybersecurity Requirements Pose Multi-Year Compliance Challenges


By , , and on Sep 20, 2017
Posted In Cybersecurity, Data Privacy

New cybersecurity regulations issued by the NYDFS define the nonpublic information they regulate in exceptionally broad terms. This expanded definition of Nonpublic Information will create major challenges for regulated companies and their third-party service providers that will likely ripple through other ancillary industries. Continue Reading.

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